StepUp to College Costs Scholarship for 10th and 11th Graders – Rules

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the form every student must complete to be considered for federal grants, work-study, and student loans. Every year, thousands of Utah students miss out on millions of dollars of help for college simply by not completing the FAFSA. You’ll have to wait until your senior year

StepUp to College Costs Scholarship for 8th and 9th Graders – Rules

Scholarships are an important tool for paying for college. It’s never too early to start applying for scholarships – we encourage students to start using the StepUp Scholarship Toolkit as early as the 8th grade to create an impressive resume and practice writing personal statements and other essays to submit to scholarship committees. Each year,

Utah Summer Camps Part 1: Camps at Colleges and Universities (2019)

By Katie Wornek, Outreach Officer and Financial Aid Expert – Updated April 24, 2019 Summer, summer, summertime – time to go to camp and unwind! I’d like to start today’s blog by taking us back to the good old days when Will Smith (probably better known to some of today’s students as “Jaden Smith’s dad”)

#WhyUtahColleges: Top 10 Reasons to go to Snow College

#10 – Small School, Small Classes and a Tight-Knit Student Body   Snow College has one of the smallest campuses in the state Our average class size is 16 students, even for freshmen doing their generals Our main campus (Ephraim) has just over 3,000 students (roughly 1/10 the population of the largest campuses in the

#WhyUtahColleges: Salt Lake Community College

When it comes to picking a school, we can show you why you should consider Salt Lake Community College! For starters, if you’re already in the Salt Lake Valley, SLCC has a location near your home and work.     Think you can’t afford college? Think again. #SLCCPromise The SLCC Promise helps eligible, full-time students cover

10th and 11th Grade Paying for College Checklist

By Jacob Newman, Outreach Officer and Financial Aid Expert – February 15, 2019 Here at StepUp, we want to help you learn about paying for college. Here’s a simple checklist of a few things you can do this year to start preparing to pay for college.   10th and 11th Grade Paying for College Checklist

Cast a Wide Net: College Net Price Calculators

By Jacob Newman, Outreach Officer and Financial Aid Expert – updated January 3, 2019 Spring will be here before you know it! That means dreaming about Spring Break, and colleges that are starting to award scholarships and financial aid to their incoming freshman. Many high school seniors and their families worry about how they are going

10th and 11th Grade Paying for College Checklist

By Jacob Newman, Outreach Officer and Financial Aid Expert – August 29, 2018 (updated January 3, 2019) Here at StepUp, we want to help you learn about paying for college. Here’s a simple checklist of a few things you can do this year to start preparing to pay for college.   10th and 11th Grade